My Rem 700 FIRED on Bolt Closing!!

Discussion in 'Gunsmithing' started by Ingwe, May 14, 2019.


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  1. Remmy700

    Remmy700 Well-Known Member LRH Team Member

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    l appreciate your experience and input. However, I will continue my method and You can continue yours.
     
  2. Bro Dave

    Bro Dave Previously David Broberg

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    No it should never happen under any circumstance. But before you go any further is there a chance that while forcing the bolt closed the ring finger of your bolt closing hand brushed the trigger as you forced the bolt down?
     
  3. bigngreen

    bigngreen Well-Known Member

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    PRS is hardly a BS free source of what works, sponcerships talks WAY louder than performance!! I've seen guys raving about how awesome the performance is of a free rifle on line while I'm in the guts of it trying to make something even function correctly so they can shoot it!!
     
  4. Tulsa Reiner

    Tulsa Reiner Active Member

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    Bigngreen: how many are you talking about?
     
  5. 300whisper

    300whisper Well-Known Member

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    Alright tagging out of this thread. OP don’t kill anyone.
     
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  6. bigngreen

    bigngreen Well-Known Member

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    We're up to 4 that wouldn't function on a Rem action, all customs work fine.
     
  7. J E Custom

    J E Custom Well-Known Member

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    No problem, that's what makes the world go around.

    Here is a link similar to the method I use, and it is very simple to understand for those that haven't done it before that works for me. the method is not as important as the final results if it ends up safe.

    http://quarterbore.com/library/articles/rem700trigger.html

    There are many different types of sear design and one must know and understand each to be able to work them over and make them operate at their best. The sear is the heart of a fine trigger and not just an adjustment.

    Hope this helps some.

    J E CUSTOM
     
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  8. betolatinlu

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    I have a Ruger 77 in 22/250 that did that once . I I increased trigger weight and it never happened again.
     
  9. richv

    richv New Member

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    That happened to me twice in the 15 years I owned and shot a Remington 700. Once was when I accidentally depressed the trigger while closing the bolt, and once the trigger was stuck in the depressed position. On the second case, a quick pass with a stone over the trigger's mating surfaces solved that problem, with a bit of silicon lube for seasoning.
     
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  10. FEENIX

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  11. FEENIX

    FEENIX Well-Known Member

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    Watch it, I'm retired but trigger finger still works. :cool:
     
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  12. FEENIX

    FEENIX Well-Known Member

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    Cool! Heard many good things about TT and happy end-users.

    This proves that Murphy does not discriminate.
     
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  14. Arneson

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    Take back have trigger checked sear is to light or not enough pressure on it that means prolly could set down hard on stock butt plate and will go off to